Marverine Duffy

Image of Journalism lecturer Marverine Duffy receiving an award

Director of Journalism Courses and Senior Lecturer

Birmingham School of Media
0121 331 6741

As a News Anchor for world-renowned international rolling news channel, Sky News, Marverine handled countless major breaking news stories, broadcasting to an audience of millions worldwide, presenting its nightly 5-hour 'World News and Business Report' programme. She’s also been a Newsreader and Reporter for the BBC, ITV News, and 5 News.

Marverine is now the new Director of four BA (Hons) Journalism courses at the School of Media. A born-and-bred Brummie, and an alumna of Birmingham City University (having completed not one, but two postgraduate courses here) she has experienced both the excitement of student life and learning at the university, as well as its teaching excellence.

Marverine’s media career spans 30 years, the last 15 of those as a Journalist and Broadcaster, across local, national and international broadcasters, winning several awards for her work. She’s clocked up over 3,500 hours of presenting live on television - in studios and on location. She’s also produced documentaries for BBC 5 Live and BBC Radio 1Xtra, and continues to be involved in documentary-making for BBC Radio 4.

Marverine is also a high profile commentator, often appearing in the media discussing issues around diversity and inclusion in the journalism profession and media industry.

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